This course is for those who have already achieved a HND, foundation degree or equivalent qualification in a business subject and wish to gain a full honours degree in business and management. You will build on your existing knowledge and develop real competence and critical judgement in a business context so you can progress within the industry.
You will develop your understanding of leadership, management and the economy in a global context. There is a significant focus on the management of people, resources, information and activities. You will be taught in small groups, where you will receive close personal attention from your tutors that will help you develop your skills.
Key areas include:
- Integral business leadership
- Strategic management
- Emerging technologies for business strategies
- The global economy
- Critical business project or dissertation
You will need to be aged 18 years or over on or before 31 August of the academic year the course commences.
You will need a merit profile (a minimum of 50% of module grades at merit or above), normally in either a foundation degree or HNC/HND or equivalent with a strong business content. For qualifications gained at an overseas institution, they must be attained at a level deemed equivalent to the above and applicants must be able to converse in the English language at IELTS Level 6.0 or above.
For non-business qualifications, professional qualifications and those learners with significant work experience, applications for recognition of prior learning (RPL) are welcomed in accordance with the Newman University admissions policy specified in section two of the Newman University Academic Regulations (Newman 2017: 3). Acceptance of applications for RPL will depend on individual students presenting an evidenced portfolio of their learning. Applications must evidence the learning outcomes and competencies for which RPL is sought.
This course prepares you for the next steps in your professional and academic career. You could progress onto postgraduate study in business and management to further develop your knowledge, or seek employment in a business management role.